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The last Grand Slam tennis tournament of the year is wrapping up as the 2023 U.S. Open enters its final round.
For cord-cutters looking to catch the tournament live, there are a few ways to watch the U.S. Open online without cable this year — and even a couple of hacks that let you livestream parts of the tournament for free online. Read on for all your options, plus key details about this year’s U.S. Open.
Stream the U.S. Open for Free With a VPN
Australia’s 9Now, a free streaming service, is broadcasting the U.S. Open at no cost to Australian viewers. Luckily for anyone outside Australia, you can get around 9Now’s geo-blocks and take advantage of the free livestream with a virtual private network (VPN) like ExpressVPN. We think this is the best way to watch the U.S. Open without cable, as you won’t have to sign up for multiple streaming services.
The VPN will essentially “trick” your computer into thinking it’s in Australia (or any other region of your choosing), and will let you watch the U.S. Open for free online through 9Now. ExpressVPN costs $12.95 per month and comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee if you choose not to continue with the service and want a refund. Once you’re signed up for ExpressVPN, make a free account at 9Now and start streaming.
How to Watch The U.S. Open Final Online (U.S. Livestreams)
In the U.S., the U.S. Open is airing on the ESPN family of networks, including the main ESPN channel, as well as ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes. Some parts are also being shown on ESPN+, which means you’ll need a live TV streaming service and a subscription to ESPN+ to watch all of the U.S. Open live.
1. Stream the U.S. Open Final on DirecTV Stream
DirecTV Stream gets you live access to ESPN and ESPN2, making it a great way to watch the U.S. Open online. Best of all, DirecTV Stream starts with a five-day free trial that you can use to watch the U.S. Open for free. After the free trial, DirecTV Stream packages start at $74.99.
2. Stream the U.S. Open Final on Sling
Another way to watch the U.S. Open finals online is with the budget-friendly streaming service Sling. For $40 a month, the streamer’s basic Orange package gets you 32 channels, including ESPN and ESPN2 for the U.S. Open.
3. Stream the U.S. Open Final on ESPN+
ESPN+ is the exclusive broadcaster for a few portions of the U.S. Open, so you’ll want a subscription to see every round of the tournament. The streaming service costs $9.99 a month or $99 a year (if you choose to be billed annually), but a better way to access ESPN+ is to sign up for the Disney Bundle. The Disney Bundle costs just $12.99 a month, and gets you ESPN+, Disney Plus, and Hulu.
When is the U.S. Open Final? 2023 Dates, Times
Here’s the full TV schedule for the 2023 U.S. Open finals, which take places Sunday, Sept. 10.
(Times in ET)
Sunday, Sept. 10
Men’s Final Preview Show — 3-4 p.m. (ESPN / ESPN Deportes / ESPN+)
Men’s Singles Final: TBD vs. TBD — 4-7 p.m. (ESPN / ESPN Deportes / ESPN+)